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5-03-2009 @ 12:38PM
I hope whoever at Blizz that sent the item got banned from their job too. After all I feel they are even moreso guilty for this mishap than some random sap player that happened to get it.
5-03-2009 @ 1:52PM
God... really? So a GM is to blame for slipping his guard a bit, by mixing up some symbol in the code, while this guy, receiving a fucking oneshot ultimate godmode weapon is not to blame for exploiting it in PROGRESSION CONTENT? Really?Jesus flying Christ on a frying pan...
5-03-2009 @ 2:09PM
Except, Eversor, he stated he didn't mean to really take anything from anyone, he just wanted to have fun. If the item infact, did have 86 charges left after 8 days, its pretty easy to say he didn't exploit jack sh**. If he exploited it, then I'd expect that item to be empty. After 8 days, he could of cleared all the raids on their respective hardmodes, and only equipped it for when they were at a boss fight, not leave it on even after logging off. Not once either, but twice.Blizzard is the one that needs to be nerfed. They're starting to act like Arthas after he got Frostmourne, and they don't need god powers if they are going to bi***slap someone after they gave that person the item, mistake or not. Moreso since the item in question isn't really even in the game, since its a GM-only item.Hell, why didn't blizzard put some insane level requirement on it, they have the ability to raise their levels to insane heights, so why not make it require them to be lvl 200 or something. Would of stopped this from happening, no matter how idiotic the GM is.
5-03-2009 @ 2:11PM
I am sure the GM got fired, as he should have been. (I am a Karate sympathizer as I know I, and 99% of us, would have done the same)
5-03-2009 @ 3:21PM
OH NOES MY PROGRESSION CONTENTFor FFS, get real.
5-03-2009 @ 4:02PM
While, if Karate is telling the truth and the intent was innocent, I agree that blizzard was way harsh, I can't believe you guys think that someone should actually lose their job over a small slip-up (be it with large media coverage) like this. I mean come on. An account is one thing, but a JOB?Damn, you are cold bastards.
5-03-2009 @ 4:40PM
Yeah, let's allow people do whatever they want, as long as they promise to play nice. Cause that will work. Yeah.I simply cannot grasp the concept that people are defending this guy. Not knowing the rules does not free you from the responsibility. Using items that you are not supposed to have... doesn't that sort of sound wrong to you?And the best part is that he knew what it was. To top that, Blizzard log everything. They have no problems finding the right logs of his action to prove him guilty. He was guilty, and this whiteknighting is completely and utterly pointless.Hm. I am trying to talk sense in WoW community. Why do I even bother...
5-03-2009 @ 5:31PM
@Eversor I realize WoW is "srs bsns" and all but maybe you should take your pills or something. He got banned to foster "zero-tolerance" and because he caused some GMs to do some work to clean up all the ill-gotten loot. In the end, items and achievements are just bits to be flipped on or off.
5-03-2009 @ 6:45PM
Rules are rules are rules. Stop making excuses.
5-04-2009 @ 10:51AM
What you need to understand is that everyone who is disagreeing with you are the selfish little kiddies (or grown adults who didn’t bother to develop common sense and brain power) who would condone this sort of crap. They’re the kind of people who would ride up Blizzard’s ass and blame Blizzard because one person in their organization made a mistake and handed out the item. It’s like a teller at a bank handing over 1000 dollars to you instead of $100. Sure it was the teller’s mistake, but you’re the selfish jerk who can’t be bothered to say, “Wait, this is wrong.” if you end up keeping the money.I really HATE people saying “Oh you would do the same thing.” Who the HELL do you people think you are? I know I would NOT. I’d be tempted, but I’d know the difference and the fact is I WOULD put in a ticket if the damn item said “CHEATER” on it. Hell, I’ve been playing the game long enough that stuff like that would be a huge RED ALERT to me. These aren’t some stupid little bugs that get fixed and no one gets banned over for.. The guy abused an item and then took the angle of, “It was in good fun, I didn’t mean any harm.” Maybe deep down he didn’t mean any harm, but 14 times?! He didn’t mean harm when he used it 14 different times?
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